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    September 28, 2012
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up, a deadly end at a business in minneapolis. a man shot and killed four people before killing himself. >> d.c. police resuming their alcohol testing program today. john gonzalez explains why it s suspended. ♪ ♪ "gangnam style"
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>> better late than never. the latest group to mimic the ce.ngnam style" dan "good morning washington" at now.begins right >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it's friday, september 28. brad bell in for steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. let's get to meteorologist jacqui jeras. >> the rain is still coming down in some spots. that makes a few people up, the thunderstorms. there's a lot of it concentrated .n the metro area heavy thunderstorms crossing 66, getting ready to move over the potomac and heading up towards bethesda at this time. still warm temperatures. 67 at reagan national, $65, 63
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frederick.er and we will have another one d. dulles.rees in it could be raining for your drive home. weekend forecast when i see you again. now to traffic with angela. >> you mentioned the storms. at thestill looking results. getting reports of wires down in many areas. there is police direction on manassas on 29 heading toward 66. , police bristow, 619 will get your around this. a little heavy traffic getting on 66 eastbound. a crash has been cleared from the road and on the shoulder. just a brief delay approaching making your way towards 110.
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no trouble spots in maryland. heading to the beltway, you will run into traffic from an of a tractor-trailer pike that blocking two on the inner loop which be cleared in a few minutes. back to you. >> thank you. d.c. police have another weapon fight against drunk driving. resumealcohol tests will today after a suspension in 2010. gonzalez is live in .orthwest to explain the change >> good morning. police will resume the breathalyzer tests today. in the heart of adams morgan the bars and restaurants, police will be here weekend with checkpoints. they were halted two years ago after the equipment was in calculated, putting dui's into question and a handful of lawsuits resulted.
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driving penalties are in place. timece first- could spend six months and faced a $1,000 fine. blood alcohol levels of commercial vehicle driver's is 0.04.t at four people challenged the city in lawsuits and each will $20,000. john gonzalez reporting from adams morgan. >> a vigil will be held tonight county teenager killed monday in a car crash. ian was on his the car heol when was riding in struck a tree. he died on the scene. his sister was seriously injured. a third person, the teenage driver, was not injured. vigil will take place at the school football game in bealeton, virginia. >> following the latest in a shooting in minneapolis.
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a gunman killed a for your wounded four others before killing himself at his workplace. investigation is underway in what led to the violence. >> in minneapolis, a swat team responded to a gunman who opened , killing four people the company's founder and an himself. the suspect, the shooter, is at from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. >> police are trying to shooter was ahe disgruntled worker. four other victims were transported to hospital. was a terrifying scene when to the shooting afternoon. >> it appears to be multiple agencies, both local and federal. >> tactical team surrounded the people andvacuated swarming. neighborhood nearby, closing off several blocks. >> there were police hiding
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behind a tree and they yelled at .e tmake a u-turn an we came to see what happened. >> although the shooting appears be isolated, residents are still shaken. and ieach middle school worry about it. >> residents gathered last night remember the victims of the shooting. expect to learn their names later today. c news.bradley, ab >> the nationwide manhunt is underway for a woodbrige man killing a new york school superintendent. investigators believe he shot keith reed. police will not say why he was targeted. the suspect is armed and dangerous. the pepco union rejected
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company's latest contract offer. brianne carter explains the sticking points. pepco officials and union theers representing to meet againset today. after union workers what theingly rejected company called its final offer. union says the company maintains position and the workers could go on strike. >> i would not be surprised if there was a strike. at the end of the day, if pepco only game in town, we all lose. >> disturbing. >> more than a million people for daysout power storms.mmer people are worried they could be trouble if the lights go out again. pepco says they have a backup plan if workers go on strike. trainingve bee employees for months
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to take over the field work. >> it is 64 degrees. >> still ahead, bike to work for after severalals controversial calls from the i'm barack obama and pri approved this message. [ mitt romney ] there are 47% the people who will vote for the president no matter what... who are dedependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, thousing, to you-name-it... and they will vote for thi president no matter what... anand so my job is not to wory about those people. i'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives.
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captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- morning. welcome back. meteorologist jacqui jeras. eye-tracking a few showers on the doppler. we could pick up a quarter inch storms.with these you can see them moving out of e district into montgomery county, towards college park. of heavier showers near upper marlborough. -- a heavier shower. about 1.5 inches in remington. 0.86 in fairfax. temperatures will be warming the 80's this afternoon. partly sunny. showers and thundershowers will return later today. it's going to shape up to be a day except for few storms right now. let's check on traffic with angela.
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a lot ofl see it results from the storm. there are some power cables down dark intersections in the manassas area. prince william police reporting few traffic lights not working. in manassas on 29 there are near 66.wn use caution. find police direction there. on bristow road 619 north ley manor drive. have gotten rid of a tractor- beltway.n the at democracy on 270, moving well. 95 southbound in maryland, passing 198, there's a crash. we will let you know if there lane closures with that. back to you. >> thank you. it is 65 degrees. >> coming up, there's trouble behind a anti-islam
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krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. reurces. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day sis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gogone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. breaking news from baghdad, iraq. guards and to the amates have been killed in prison break. prisoners escaped after a of clashes. we will continue to follow this posted. you >> defense secretary leon
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panetta announces that h terrorists were attacked a t attacksris behind the deaths of u.s. citizens at the american in libya. the man behind the video that americanthe anti- in the middle east is back behind bars. federal judge in california him to be held after violatedes say that he the terms of probation. the judge also says that he's a flight risk. convicted of check fraud in 2010. >> western nations and allies in the middle east will meet today urge the fractured groups in syria to
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unite. the coalition includes the u.s. and the european union and arab .eague 5:16, time for tech of the weather. of the weather. the rain is the story. >> don't worry, because things getting better this afternoon. >> and tomorrow. >> exactly. let's get a look at live super doppler and show you where the action is. a lot of it really concentrated in the immediate metro area. not picking uper lightning associated with this. just a rain. a quarter inch could come down. map,e all that red on the starting to move towards the .ay we will see better conditions within an hour.
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and the rest of the day will look nice. a beautiful start this morning. clouds keeping temperatures warmed. 67 at reagan national, 65 at dulles. the first wave that's moving now.gh right and then we will get a break the next wave begins to move in from the west. a little bit more could be expected. when will this clear out? brakes on and off mostly throughout the day. tomorrow looks pretty good overall. then coming back by sunday. sunny skies today, a chance of showers or today.rstorms wor mostly cloudy tonight with a few showers possible. looks great to start the weekend.
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we could see some rain as late saturday night and then into sunday. cooler temperatures to end the weekend. in the low 70's to start next week. s pretty good on monday. let's check on traffic with angela. >> friday morning drive busy.ng pretty some confirmation of the on 95 southbound in maryland. 198 and 212. you'll see the accident activity on the shoulder. making the drive through a germantown, all lanes open, just the wet pavement. earlier accident activity involving a tractor-trailer has rockville pike. still seeing a little heavy traffic on the inner loop. 395, looks pretty for the most part. no early delays north of duke street. in prince william county, you encounter a few dark intersections and downed wires. you will have police direction.
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back to you. >> thank you. now to smartphones, advertising claims don't really matter, we are hearing. >> now, details. >> facebook unwraps a gift so members can now send real gifts to other members. facebook gives will eventually available to all users. top android phones are boasting communications technology that will let them communicate with other nearby such devices. apple iphone 5 does not have it. says that should not be a .actor >> it presents real infrastructure challenges there are not many terminals that can handle it. >> apple feels that its wallet application is sufficient.
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out of the end zone. there was no question which player was in possession. >> the real rectories got a standing ovation when they out onto the field before the game. they quickly it shook it off and a solid job officiating. >> the nationals brought out the beast in philadelphia. >> when it comes to the always on thee is lawn for the nationals. g gio gonzalez on the mound a 21st win. bryce harper crushes one to write. it is his 21st of the year. one toce harper crushes want right.
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there's a blaster center, into the bullpen. the nationals win 7-3. they need three to win the east. they need ansay entire team effort. >> we need to score points until whistle. >> the nationals open up a against the st. louis cardinals. have a great day. thank you. is 64 degrees. the news continues at 5:30. >> we will take a look at the white house and a handful of battleground st
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>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your
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side. and ever to ahead, get tougher on drunk drivers in .he district police officers resuming the breath alcohol tests. good morning, washington. friday, september 28. i am cynne simpson. >> brad bell in for steve chenevey. get to meteorologist jeras. >> good friday. wet, but theng out quickly.g prince george's county and anne with some of the showers at this hour. 7 at reagan national, 65 at dulles. mild temperatures across the board. 67 right now at reagan national. we will have rain this morning again later today. not everyone will get it. it will be widely scattered.
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weekend forecast in a few minutes. now to traffic. >> on the roads, dealing with pavement. the storm last night caused a few things. prince william police say that c lights are not working at ridge road. power cable down on 29 lee highway near 66. you should have police direction to get by. traveling in maryland, southbound 95 coming out of laurel, we are seeing heavy traffic. e accident is on the shoulder 212, but delays 198. prior to heading towards the beltway, , makingt a steady pace the drive from montgomery county 270. back to you. >> thank you. 5:31. new developments in the drunk drivers in
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the district. will resumeers alcohol testing starting today. john gonzalez is live in northwest to explain why the suspended the last years. >> d.c. police will once again today with a very important tool. they are setting up checkpoints and especially in areas like the barsgan with all and restaurants. the breathalyzer test were halted a two years ago after was in accurately calculated, putting hundreds of into question and causing lawsuits. tougher drunk driving penalties are in place in the district. offenders could spend jail and face a $1,000 fine. for tory jail sentence doubled.fenders have blood alcohol levels for commercial vehicle driver's is at 0.04.
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for people challenged the city and won lawsuits. each will receive $20,000. people. >> and iraq war veteran colorado is scheduled to be in today for a preliminary hearing on sexual misconduct charges. kidnappingged with solicitation of a minor after he met a 12-year-old at the bethesda park in august. he was hailed as a hero for on a false start teenagers who was electrocuted during a storm. that teenager. -- that teenager died. an investigation into a womanons that drowned and injured quality. she said she unionized the animal by giving a lethal injection. not have theoes certification or training to do that.
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new developments in the arrests in the severe beating of a man at eastern market. and hours after the suspects maslin, they committed a second robbery. when police recovered its telephone. the phone was difficult to trace the battery was dead and card had been removed. remains of a hospital with a severe brain injury. former baylor student has pleaded guilty to trying to money from rg3. richard hurd asked for a million for notin exchange releasing damaging information about robert griffin. he faces jail time. >> 19-year-old kevin jones was
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killed in a motorcycle crash last weekend. decision, tor rey smith, his brother, decided to play in the game. is in king george, virginia. >> d.c. principals will soon teachers and others i salarieseir based on student performance. the move comes after they reached a five-year and more than $52 million grant from the education.ment of >> it's 5:35, 64 degrees. >> a deal has been reached for metro to extend service during the nationals late playoff games. it was not the nationals who agreed to spend the extra cash. which a local company helped out. for something fun to do this weekend? for something fun to do this[ male announcer ] for the dreamers...
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rise and shine. and grab the umbrella. >> jacqui jeras. >> a lot of it is moving out right now. return perhaps by the drive home. we do have some new information to bring you. there's a dense fog advisory until 10:00 this morning s of central and eastern virginia. this includes front royal, , andricksburg, culpeper more. that means reduced visibility. there are showers lingering in prince george's and anne arundel ies.ty certification 83 degrees in culpeper words foggy. partly sunny today. most of the day will be dry and
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pleasant. showers and storms returns a later date. 76-80 degrees. we will have the weekend forecast in less than 10 minutes. .irst, traffic >> wet roads is what we have morning. in prince william county, plan time.tra travel you may encounter dark or downed power lines as a result of last storm. let's get a view of traffic flow on route 1 at 110, no early distractions. moving quite well despite the wet roads. no early troubles on 95 from the area and crossing the occoquan, no delays. moving into springfield right there. maryland is recovering from the overnight crash on the beltway at rockville pike. all lanes open. moving welcome montgomery county prince george's county on the beltway. still an accident on 95 212,bound approaching
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heavy from laurel. back to you. >> thank you. 5:40. track work may make it tough to around using metro this weekend. >> this will affect a lot of people. line trains will not run between vienna and east falls church. will not torains between southern avenue and branch avenue. that's 10:00 tonight until closing on sunday. shuttle buses will be available. line trains will single n noma and fort totten. trains will single between huntington and braddock road. there will be no work on the line. >> a plan is in place to keep any national if playoff games run late. they tried reaching a deal, but now living social will pay for service. company is putting down
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a deposit, required keep metro open late. >> seems like a good move for them. >> it is 64 degrees. >> in the big apple, a push to >> it is 64 degrees. >> in the big apple, a push to build the world's excuse us, while we change into something more comfortable. cool. introducing, the square sunnyd bottle.
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coming up at 6:00, fans, players, and coaches cheered the e regular nfl th referees. did the coaches feel after the game? >> and what could cause gas prices to start climbing again. >> a man police police on horseback and we have the video. at 6:00.l ahead we will hear from comedian handler on "katie."
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they will talk family, friends, sex with the funny girl at today right here on abc 7. >> tonight on abc 7 news at 5, lot of time spend a in hospitals have many tough challenges. e situation has prompted young cancer patients at a local video ando create a viral. a powerful message is one of kids want everyone to hear. there inspirational story at 5:00. >> now to the colorado movie theater shooting. witnesses and those injured to visit thewed theater in aurora. that's where a gunman killed 12 people and injured many others. and e-mails and by prosecutors y those interested in visiting the theater have until today to t the theater. some have said they want to go theater as part of their
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healing process. investigators are searching for answers after an actor plunged to his death at a california home. police say that john e. from either jumped or fell the roof thursday after elderlyg his landlady and attacking neighbors. he played on "sons of anarchy." he had been arrested several times recently. >> now to the presidential race. in recent weeks we have heard about the candidates repeated trips the battleground states like virginia. president obama and mitt omney are close in the polls. the battleground states could deciding who will be in the white house next year. as you look at the national
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polls, you see that i am hire. >> the national polls. show a polls. neither candidate has been able to sustain significant lead. that's not how presidential won.ion is it all comes down to the electoral college with each state assigned a number of votes. became infamous race between04 gore. bush and al a handful of states where the candidates are focusing most resources. s getting the bulk of resources at. >> it's time for new economic attitude. correct to many americans are struggling to find jobs. >> the romney campaign has spent than $20 million there. president obama is in the lead some critical battleground
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states. it shows a much tighter race polling.ternal >> they will have to fight like crazy in ohio. ohio is now leaning toward obama, which puts the president within 15 electoral votes that election.o win the >> mitt romney would need to win all of the remaining seven win.up states to >> 7 is on your side with a use ag for people who seat warmers in their cars. studies have linked excessive of them to a skin condition skin condition. a red rash can develop after use.nged researchers say most people who got the condition don't notice nasty.l it turns >> i will keep using them.
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i don't care. the biggest tourist will in the to be built on staten island. be six under 25 feet visible from manhattan, new jersey, and brooklyn. new york senator chuck schumer t will rival the eiffel tower. it's expected to draw 4.5 visitors per year when opens. >> that could be a very cool idea. your beard could say a lot about you may vote for in november. and the company behind the could be on the road recovery. the linda bell is live at bloomberg headquarters in new york. >> good morning. blackberry may get a pop in today's trading. sales of research in motion phones were not as bad as we quarter.ast the company may still have a
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in the age of the iphone. the numbers are very positive. how much shopping were we doing month? wall street is waiting on the latest report on consumer spending. stock-index futures indicating a lower open. let's talk about the politics of .eer a lotch shows drinking means you are most likely to vote republican. but light drinkers did not have allegiance but slightly to the democratic party. >> interesting. >thanks so much. temperatures have been dropping. starting to feel more fall-like. >> it makes you want to put on
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warmers. >> yes. >> today is warm, but we have ahead and did feels like fall. what better place to be than cox farms? that's where adam caskey is reporting live. good morning. it's a beautiful morning at cox s.rm temperature will be dropping get you in the to pick up some pumpkins and hot apple cider. us in washington are familiar with cox farms in centreville. i have one of the family members cox.me, lucas what is new this year that not have seen in past? >> it's the 40th anniversary. the public servants can get $5 off because it is public
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servants weekend. such as teachers and so on. >> this started as a small market in herndon. it was organic. my parents at 18 greg gribble school and started growing crops. somebody asked if we could give them a ride and we did. it grew into this. there are activities for kids and even college- folks. >> fun for all ages. we have activities for kids 6 and under. bunnyville. andthere's a big bonfire there's lots of great food. have a new barbecue smoker. >> my favorite is the local apple cider. a lot of products around here
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are local such as the honey and e jam. the entire house will smell fantastic. coming up next we are going to bunnyville. let's talk about the weather. most of the rain has moved east of washington. there was a nice soldier at the farm 45 minutes ago -- a nice soaker. high temperatures today still on the upperide in 70's, maybe low 80s in spots. on the weekend it will be more comfortable to get you in the cox to get outside to farms. jeras will have the weekend forecast coming up. at the commuter now with angela. happy friday. >> happy friday to you. extra caution with the wet pavement. yet another incident to report. vehicle fire reported on the
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dulles airport access road. eastbound traffic is bumper-to- bumper after you pass hunter mill road. there's emergency response on the scene. 395 is not bad making your way into the district northbound. on 95, slow traffic is where we accident just after quantico. but it'she shoulder, causing a few delays. slow traffic heading up through woodbrige. off and on delays on 270 from frederick down through clarksburg. another crash reported on the beltway on the outer loop georgia and connecticut, but traffic is, sluggish as a result. back to you. >> thank you. back to you. >> th[ male announcer ] with ultra-filtered water
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